May 27, 2010

Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere! dinner

Community Alliance for Global Justice presents our 4th Annual
Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere! Dinner
Community Event and Annual CAGJ Fundraiser
Saturday, August 7, 2010
St. Demetrios Church, 2100 Boyer Avenue East, in the Montlake neighborhood of Seattle

Join Community Alliance for Global Justice and over 400 local advocates, farmers, food workers, and allied organizations at our 4th annual Strengthening Local Economies, Everywhere! Dinner to raise awareness about pressing social, economic, and environmental justice issues—as well as to celebrate our own vast pool of resources locally to create lasting change! This year, we are thrilled that Ben Burkett will join us as keynote speaker, on the topic Globalize Hope! Globalize Struggle! Connecting US and African Farmers for Food Sovereignty”. Burkett is a 4th generation Mississippi farmer, President of National Family Farm Coalition and active in La Via Campesina, the international movement of peasants struggling for food sovereignty.

Happy Hour 4:30-6:00
: Enjoy libations, live music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a Silent Auction, and the opportunity to acquaint yourself with featured food justice organizations and groups promoting community development, food sovereignty and Fair Trade in Africa.
Dinner 6:00-9:00: Dinner features a variety of scrumptious dishes prepared by Seattle’s best chefs with locally-sourced and select Fair Trade ingredients.
Dancing 9:00 – 11:00
Celebrate the global food revolution with African music and dancing!

Tickets: $35 Regular Price, $60 “Support a Farmer/Food Worker”: Gives you entry and also ensures that a local farmer or food worker can be one of our honored guests at the event! $10 Kids. Buy tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets: Volunteerships also available – work trade for the dinner! Contact us if interested.

For more information, or to get involved with organizing, please contact CAGJ: 206-405-4600,

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